POSTS TAGGED AS hypertension

Biomarker for Salt Sensitive Bood Pressure

October 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Salt Sensitivity
Most people have heard the caution about dietary salt increasing blood pressure, and the blanket advice that all people [MORE]

Apple’s Patent Application for a Wearable Blood Pressure Device

August 14, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Apple patent drawing for Aplle watch BP monitor
Two years ago, Apple engineers filed a patent application for a blood pressure monitoring [MORE]

Virtual Visits for Hypertension Care.

August 14, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telemedicine consult
Hypertension is the reason for about 39 million doctor’s visits a year in the US.  During a visit, the [MORE]

A Wearable Salt-Ingestion Monitor

July 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Flexible, Wearable Oral Sodium Sensor
This piece describes a project aimed at producing a sensor for measuring ingested salt. For such [MORE]

Death by Salt

April 17, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mazza Salt Beds Sicily
Heart attack, stroke and kidney failure collectively make up the greatest cause of human deaths.  Hypertension is a [MORE]

Death by Salt

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mazza Salt Beds Sicily
Heart attack, stroke and kidney failure collectively make up the greatest cause of human deaths.  Hypertension is [MORE]

Injectable Wireless Neurostimulator

February 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Draper Lab (Cambridge, MA) announced late last year that its engineers had developed an injectable neurostimulator, coated with epoxy, which [MORE]

A Smart Watch for Monitoring Blood Pressure

January 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Apple Smart Watch
We have seen “smart” watches before which claim a capability of monitoring blood pressure. Most have gone nowhere, [MORE]

Migraine, Heart Disease, and Hypertension: Three Ailments for the Price of One Gene

September 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiovascular System
Immunologists, among others, know that a single gene mutation can have seemingly unrelated expressions, such as Ataxia telangiectasia presenting [MORE]

A Wearable Watch to Monitor Blood Pressure?

March 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable Blood Pressure Monitor
It seems like it ought to be easy—a wearable watch-like device that continuously monitors blood pressure. But [MORE]

Lowering Blood Pressure with a Pacemaker Adjustment

October 11, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

BackBeat Medical (New Hope, PA) makes a pacemaker that functions with an unusual algorithm. According to the company, their device [MORE]

Using Radar to Monitor BP

May 24, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blumio BP
Medical device startup Blumio (Miami Beach, FL) is in the R&D phase of creating a passive, continuous blood pressure [MORE]

Blood Pressure Monitoring Watch

February 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Project Zero Wearable BP Watch
This device is moving in the right direction, but a design that uses a passive technique [MORE]

A Vaccine for Lowering Blood Pressure

August 18, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

BP Measurement
Researchers at Osaka University in Japan have published their results in producing an anti-hypertensive vaccine which targets angiotensin II. [MORE]